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A reprimand is being issued to Kent Police in respect of an incident in February 2021 when a Kent Police officer took a photograph of an individual’s identity document using her personal mobile phone and uploaded the image onto Telegram, a social media application. From the evidence provided to the ICO, the Telegram distribution group onto which the image was uploaded was being used by multiple UK police forces and international law enforcement agencies for the purpose of combatting vehicle crime. The Kent Police officer did not inform the individual that further processing of his personal data would take place; how it would be processed; or the purpose for doing so.